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Seriously. Don’t. – One-liner Wednesday #1linerWeds

 

It’s a great way to have less stressful life 🙂

 

This post is part of One-liner Wednesday:

One-Liner Wednesday – He’s at it yet again

(meme is from my Pinterest)


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How to handle Stress

Love this. It’s great advice and a unique way of looking at it.

Author -Carole Parkes

A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired, “How heavy is this glass of water?”

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Answers called out ranged from 8 oz to 20 oz.

She replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long I hold it. If I hold it for a minute, it’s not a problem. If I hold it for an hour, I’ll have an ache in my arm. If I hold it for a day, my arm will feel numb and paralyzed. In each case, the weight of the glass doesn’t change, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes.”

She continued, ” The stresses and worries in life are like that glass of water. Think about them for…

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Handling Stress – One-liner Wednesday

“Handle every stressful situation like a dog: If you can’t eat it or play with it…piss on it and walk away.” – author unknown

 

 

 

Part of One-liner Wednesday:

http://lindaghill.wordpress.com/2014/10/01/one-liner-wednesday-swingin/